useful links

websites that might be useful for your travel arrangements:

All the information about ferries to and from Mull:
There are two options, Oban to Craignure or Lochaline to Fishnish both offered by
Caledonian MacBrayne Ferries
Bookings: 0800 066 5000
Oban office: 01631 566688
www.calmac.co.uk

Local bus timetables, (the bus stops and picks up directly in front of our house):
Bus No. 495 from Craignure to Tobermory
and then Bus No. 494 from Tobermory to Calgary
http://www.westcoastmotors.co.uk/timetables/oban-isle-of-mull/

For a train journey check out tickets and timetables at
http://www.scotrail.co.uk/

If you are interested in a low carbon holiday, the connection for example from and to London is very good:

Over night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central leaves at 23.50h and arrives at 7.18am.
Beautiful train journey from Glasgow Queenstreet to Oban leaves at 8.21am and arrives at 11.27am.
This train connects directly with the Ferry that leaves Oban at 12 o'clock, arrival on Mull 12.46pm.
Buses await ferry arrival.

Return journey
Leaving Mull with the Ferry 17.00hrs arriving in Oban at 17.46hrs, connects with the train
Oban to Glasgow Queenstreet that leaves at 18.11hrs and arrives at 21.19hrs.
Glasgow Central to London Euston leaves at 23.40h and arrives at 6.47am.

(please check times for your journey dates!)

A very useful website for affordable train journeys is http://www.scotrail.co.uk/content/caledonian-sleeper-bargain-berths
if booking in advance you can find tickets for the over night sleeper from £19 or £27 for a bed.

websites that might be helpful to find out more about the Isle of Mull and what's on offer:

websites all around Mull, culture, food etc.
www.isle-of-mull.net
www.holidaymull.co.uk

websites specific on wildlife:
www.wildfuture.co.uk/index.php/isle-of-mull-wildlife-a-wild-places
www.mullbirds.com

for cultural events have a look on:
http://www.comar.co.uk/